Andrew G. Beer | Christendom College


Andrew G. Beer

beer[1]Assistant Professor
Department of Classical & Early Christian Studies

​Where were you educated?
B.A., Classical Studies, Hillsdale College
M.A., Greek and Latin, Bryn Mawr College
Ph.D., Classics, University of Virginia

What classes do you teach?
Elementary Latin, Intermediate Latin, Readings in Latin Literature, History and Methods of Classical Research, Homer

What is your favorite class to teach?
Greek and Latin at any level

Do you have any hobbies?
Following the Chicago Cubs

What do you like most about Christendom?
Working with kind and passionate students and colleagues towards the college’s noble mission

What are your areas of expertise and/or research?
Virgil’s Georgics, Plato’s Gorgias, ancient rhetoric

Where have you been published?
​​”The Two Kinds of Rhetoric in Plato’s Gorgias”, paper presented at the 145th Annual Meeting of the American Philological Association, Chicago, Illinois, 2014

“τέχνη and its Final Cause in Republic I”, paper presented at the biennial meeting of the Classical Association of the Midwest and South: Southern Section, Richmond, Virginia, 2010

“Tradition and Originality in Callimachus’ Hymn to Apollo”, Frankfurter elektronische Rundschau zur Altertumskunde 1 (2006),

What kind of professional activities and associations are you active in?
American Philological Association, Classical Association of the Midwest and South, Eta Sigma Phi, Fellowship of Catholic Scholars

Contact information:
Dr. Andrew Beer
134 Christendom Dr.
Front Royal, VA 22630
W: 800.877.5456
F: 540.636.1655